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Average Analytical Chemist Salary in United Kingdom

£25,253
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£1,034
Bonus
£600
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The average salary for an Analytical Chemist in United Kingdom is £25,253.
10%
£19k
MEDIAN
£25k
90%
£34k
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£19k - £34k
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What Do Analytical Chemists Do?

Analytical Chemist Tasks
  • Use computer-controlled instruments in laboratories to take measurements.
  • Study samples, calibrate and standardize test results, interpret data and report results.
  • Determine the composition and structure of matter.

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What Are Popular Skills for Analytical Chemists?

Skills in High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC), Data Analysis, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, GMP Compliance and Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Analytical Chemists?

An entry-level Analytical Chemist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £20,594 based on 16 salaries. An early career Analytical Chemist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £24,337 based on 115 salaries. A mid-career Analytical Chemist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £27,635 based on 58 salaries. An experienced Analytical Chemist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £29,896 based on 38 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £34,611.
Employees with Analytical Chemist in their job title in Montrose, Scotland: Angus earn an average of 32.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in London, England: London (8.3% more) and Manchester, England: Manchester (6.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Leeds, England: Leeds (27.5% less), Nottingham, England: Nottinghamshire (8.5% less) and Cambridge, England: Cambridgeshire (1.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 241 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.6%
Early Career
47.7%
Mid Career
24.1%
Experienced
15.8%
Late Career
5.8%

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